FirstLight Power

  • Massachusetts, USA

FirstLight is a leading clean power producer and energy storage company with a portfolio that includes nearly 1.4GW of pumped-hydro storage (including Northfield Mountain, the largest energy storage facility in New England), battery storage, hydroelectric generation, and solar generation—the largest clean energy generation portfolio operating in New England today. We have ~140 employees based in Massachusetts and Connecticut, and the corporate headquarters are in Burlington, MA.

Our mission and vision is to accelerate the decarbonization of the electric grid by owning, operating, and integrating large-scale renewable energy and storage assets to meet the region’s growing clean energy needs and to deliver an electric system that is clean, reliable, affordable, and equitable.

Building upon our industry-leading experience in operating large-scale renewable energy and storage assets, and top-tier sponsors at one of the largest Canadian pension funds that is leading in corporate ESG and inclusive growth, FirstLight’s vision and commitment to leading the energy industry transformation makes us uniquely positioned to navigate rapidly evolving market conditions and grow our portfolio in New England and other US markets in the years ahead.

FirstLight Power
Oct 01, 2021
Full time role
Position We are looking for a  NERC CIP Advisor / Engineer  to join our Compliance team at our Northfield, MA office. The NERC CIP Advisor / Engineer is responsible for completing compliance tasks including documentation of CIP-related activities for FirstLight assets. This individual also provides coordination in managing and developing programs and processes to monitor and implement risk-based compliance with NERC CIP requirements, and supports the delivery of training related to risk-based compliance monitoring. Key Responsibilities Include: Develop and manage monitoring and oversight activities, including associated project plans and test procedures, to develop high quality oversight programs and processes to support NERC’s risk-based compliance monitoring and CIP enforcement program. Execute, control, and proactively manage project schedules, including risk identification, risk mitigation, and change management. Perform and track required...
FirstLight Power
Oct 01, 2021
Full time role
Position FirstLight is seeking a Manager of Engineering to join our team of experienced Operations professionals who ensure the safe and reliable output of FirstLight’s sixteen clean power and energy storage assets. The Manager, Engineering will oversee the FirstLight engineering team and provide engineering and technical support for all aspects of fleet performance. Key focus areas include actively managing the short and long term capital and major maintenance budgets, ensuring all project work is conducted safely, on time, and on budget, and real time troubleshooting and operations support. Additional duties include M&A due diligence efforts and managing engineering contractors. Past experience as a Chief Dam Safety Engineer or Dam Safety Coordinator is a major plus! Key Responsibilities Include: Oversee the team of FirstLight engineers in Connecticut and Massachusetts covering Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, and Instrument and Controls disciplines Work...
FirstLight Power
Oct 01, 2021
Full time role
Position If you have a passion for health, safety, and environmental compliance and are looking to join a company who is leading the charge to decarbonize the electricity grid in New England, we’d love to have you join our amazing and dedicated team at FirstLight! Reporting to the Health, Safety, and Environmental (HS&E) Manager, this position is responsible for providing HS&E leadership and technical support to ten Hydro South stations and one kerosene fired peaker. The position builds and maintains trust and confidence with the Hydro South operation team and inspires change through comprehensive risk assessments, data analysis, and coaching. Supports local staff and management to achieve environmental, health and safety compliance requirements. Works with the HS&E Manager to develop and implement HS&E initiatives for FirstLight. Key Responsibilities Include: Ensure the facilities are in compliance with applicable regulatory areas from OSHA,...